Who’s the Richest Person in Your State?

by Nate Wooley | October 26, 2012 12:42 pm

Who’s the Richest Person in Your State?

flickr 61938659 hd 300x196 Whos the Richest Person in Your State?[1]When you think Michael Bloomberg, you think New York. After all, he’s the mayor of the Big Apple, and before that he built the Bloomberg empire sitting in Manhattan today. But did you know he’s the richest man in the state?

As consulting group Wealth-X has found[2] in a state-by-state look at the nation’s wealthiest individuals, Bloomberg and much of the rest of America’s ultra high-net worth population often lives close to the companies they founded. Think Washington-based Microsoft‘s (NASDAQ:MSFT[3]) Bill Gates or Omaha, Neb.-based Berkshire Hathaway‘s (NYSE:BRK.B[4]) Warren Buffett.

Here’s a look Wealth-X’s state-by-state look at the nation’s wealthiest people:

More from the wealthiest:

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/flickr-61938659-hd.jpg
  2. Wealth-X has found: http://www.wealthx.com/home/
  3. MSFT: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=MSFT
  4. BRK.B: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BRK.B
  5. Forbes: America’s Wealthiest People 2012: http://investorplace.com/2012/09/forbes-americas-wealthiest-people-2012/
  6. The 25 Richest Members of Congress: http://investorplace.com/investorpolitics/the-25-richest-members-of-congress/
  7. The Richest Celebs Behind Occupy Wall Street: http://investorplace.com/2012/09/the-richest-celebs-behind-occupy-wall-street/

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